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10 Reasons to Ditch Your Flip-Flops Right Now for the Sake of Your Health

When temperatures increase, the clothing worn decreases and people start to wear flip-flops. But this is not really the best idea. Scientific studies led by the American Podiatric Medical Association show that due to fungus, calluses, and the “pincer grip” of the foot, in the long run, flip-flops can be really harmful.

We at Wakeup it’s Viral care about your health, and for this we have listed a number of reasons why flip-flops should not be packed in your suitcase for your next vacation.

10 Reasons to Ditch Your Flip-Flops Right Now for the Sake of Your Health

Risk of bacteria and fungi…

Risk of bacteria and fungi

10 Reasons to Ditch Your Flip-Flops Right Now for the Sake of Your Health

Walking around wearing flip-flops turns your feet into a veritable receptacle of bacteria, of which staphylococcus is undoubtedly one of the most dangerous (in the most serious cases, especially in the presence of open wounds, you could even have to amputate the limb), but it’s also better to pay attention to fungal infections like warts and “athlete’s foot,” which are highly contagious, as well as annoying.

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10 Reasons to Ditch Your Flip-Flops Right Now for the Sake of Your Health

A study conducted by Auburn University did a comparative analysis of the human gait while wearing flip-flops and sneakers. On a sample of 56 individuals, it showed that footwear significantly influences the way we walk. The flip-flops cause a shorter step and a shorter support time compared to sneakers.

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Written by Goden Snow

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